I hope you are enjoying your summer. Before you know it, it will be time to start a new school year. I’m back again with updates to add to my summertime planning guide. Here are a few things that you… Read More ›
Community Building and Learning through Curation
Curate is one of my favorite Shared Foundations. According to the AASL Standards school librarians should have a key commitment to “make meaning for oneself and others by collecting, organizing, and sharing resources of personal relevance.” Oftentimes, when we think… Read More ›
Not Your Mother’s School Library: Transformational Thinking and Innovation to Impact Learning for the School Community.
Five years ago, I began my new position as head librarian in a large public high school located in the Midwest. Needless to say, I was excited about all the opportunities and possibilities it would offer. My previous experiences at… Read More ›
Equity, Access, and Individualization: 16 Ideas
Please see the professional development opportunities for January 2017 below Figure 1. While I was thinking about what to write this week, I came across the Scholastic (2016) Teacher and Principal School Report: Equity in Education, which synthesized survey responses… Read More ›